FULL-TIME DISTANCE LEARNING SUPPORT SPECIALIST: EDP SYSTEMS - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #62735)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME DISTANCE LEARNING SUPPORT SPECIALIST: EDP SYSTEMS ANALYST II ? (Center for Instructional Technology & Distance Learning) 37.5 hours per week. (Monday ? Friday 8:00 AM?4:00 PM), reports to the Director of the Center for Instructional Technology & Distance Learning. (AFSCME Unit Position)

The Distance Learning Support Specialist supports the development and delivery of highly customized online courses with innovative methods and tools. Duties include: Provide specialized training for various instructional technologies. Provide support and coach faculty in the creation of web-based content and online courses. Develop tutorials and facilitate asynchronous and synchronous workshops. Research instructional technology for application in different disciplines. Increase faculty awareness of instructional technology tools. Work collaboratively with instructional technology users to identify uses for technology and assist in implementing technologies. Build relationships with other technology users across campus to maximize resource utilization. Research emerging instructional technologies and recommend options. Participate in department and college meetings. Serve on College committees as appropriate. Perform other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the College.

Associate degree in instructional/academic technology, instructional design or related field. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Two years of professional experience in the field of distance learning and instructional technology. One year of direct faculty or staff support/experience with instructional design, development, and technologies used in a higher education or similar environment is preferred. Proven ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population. Knowledge of and experience with instructional technology, web-based collaborative tools, and social media. Knowledge of and experience with Blackboard or other learning management systems. Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology. Familiarity with MS Office. Ability to research and learn technology effectively. The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented self-starter with good interpersonal skills and sense of humor. Reliable, with good organizational and communication skills. Relevant work experience with coaching, and training primarily regarding software, technology and instructional design, workshop development and facilitation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Salary: $1,029.40 - $1,461.09 weekly ($53,528.80 - $75,976.68 annually) with full fringe benefits.  An appointment from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at Step #1 of the range.    

Deadline Date: June 17, 2015                                                              POST #62735

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Other IT
  • Distance Education Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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